This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best GovTech startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the GovTech industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top GovTech Startups
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California-based Hayden AI Technologies, Inc. has developed an artificial intelligence-powered data collection platform for smart and safe cities to make their traffic flow faster and far more efficiently.
The company is partnering with the world’s most innovative cities to deploy its vision-based mobile solution in a city’s fleet of vehicles to collect real-time data for the enforcement of traffic laws and other data services.. .
Munera is a project collaboration platform providing project management services intended to enhance the business of local government. Its services include centralized team selection, ongoing project collaboration, and document sharing & storage, enabling clients to manage their projects efficiently.
They do this through its project procurement and collaboration platform designed to facilitate the planning, purchasing, and execution of public work. Their mission is to create a modern ecosystem of collaborative and data-driven support surrounding the maintenance and development of our country’s infrastructure.
Munera was founded by Henry Wagner in 2019 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA.. .
SecureCo offers a flexible solution for zero-trust data-in-transit security, using a multi-cloud mesh network platform-as-a-service, strong encryption, randomized multi-path circuits, anonymization and obfuscation techniques. With a simple implementation that is compatible with legacy systems, SecureCo technology addresses vulnerabilities of point-to-point connections and offers defense-in-depth, supporting covert data and voice communications even over untrusted networks.
This solution can be deployed for remote access, fixed cross-domain connections or to fortify internal comms within local networks. The company was founded in 2020 and headquartered in New York, United States..
RanMarine USA has merged US operations with the global operations of RanMarine Technology B.V., developer of the WasteShark technology and based in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The WasteShark is a data-driven, autonomous aqua-drone that cleans marine waste, while collecting critical water quality data from local water sources.
The WasteShark is a unique smart city solution which is financially feasible for communities of all sizes and delivers quantifiable results day one. Waste and Pollution Removal – efficiently and effectively removes over 1000+ pounds of marine waste and pollution per day.
Water Quality Safety – collects and analyzes real-time data about water quality to assist with compliance with pollution regulations and identify potential contaminants early to minimize impact on the aquatic ecosystem, environment, and constituents. Biomass Removal – removes biomass (e.g., hyacinths, duckweed, algae) at the surface, which helps maintain aquatic ecosystems and mitigates potential damage to water equipment and facilities.
Oil Waste Collection – designed to operate in confined areas around boats, ships, docks and slips. The WasteShark can be fitted with a special drum oil skimmer for spill collection, and high-quality crude and refined oil sensors can be added for water quality data collection and hydrocarbon detection..
Orchid B provides end-to-end back office services to the self-employed and small companies. Its everything an entrepreneur has ever needed to help run a small business that only the biggest companies can afford.
Orchid B is the premium platform of choice for back office functions including business registration, banking, insurance, accounting, and payroll. We enable businesses to transact efficiently, cost effectively and with complete confidence..
Xpass was born out of the frustration of having to do infinite paperwork to finish paperwork, as well as having to physically go to banks and services to fill out forms. The procedures generate a huge cost for companies, in addition to being repetitive and contributing to the known bureaucracy in Mexico.
We have developed a digital identity that allows your users to share their documentation safely, and for your company, a digital office where you can receive, manage and review their information digitally.. .
Lease On The Block
There is a lack of access to a verifiable historical record of affordable housing units and accountability from landlords to follow the law. It is unacceptable that in 2020 the rent history was only available via a paper form.
It is unacceptable that HPD does not have access to detailed data of affordable leases. It could be impossible to illegally deregulate a unit if the data was public.
This information asymmetry largely contributes to tenant harassment. Tenants must go through complex administrative processes to get an answer.
Therefore tenants feel pressured to leave their apartments due to ongoing harassment and because they are unaware of their rights and how to fight back. There are old and new challenges because of Covid that have made on the ground organizing difficult for local organizers and we offer some additional digital resources for better communication with tenants.
If not put on check, Landlord will continue to sidestep the housing laws and continue to raise rents and contribute to the gentrification and defunding of poor and vulnerable communities. LOTB is designed to be the tool of systemic change on how the community deals with the lack of information about affordable housing..
Museum of AI
How can humans and machines work together more effectively? Museum of AI produces on-trend immersive experiences (online or onsite), powered by our AI Experience augmented intelligence app. Our mission is to show a professional audience how to work with AI output, via engaging stories that illustrate key AI principles.
Outcomes include: – Understanding how AI makes choices. – Knowing how to assess AI-generated evidence for suitability in human decision making.
– Carving a realistic path toward continuous AI performance improvement. The museum works with technology vendors, subject matter experts, and government agencies to develop shared understanding of AI capabilities and limitations.
Our programs balance immersive storytelling, experiential learning objectives, evidence-based decision making, and augmented intelligence.. .
Aeon AI is an analytic tool that makes smarter real-estate decisions by instantly evaluating every property in the market. The tool provides instant, real-time evaluation and analytic capabilities on any property, portfolio, or market area by condensing vast amounts of data into a simple yet customizable interface.
Instantly perform countless due diligence and appraisal functions that would once take months to complete. Users can track and accurately predict future changes in variables that impact the economy.
With Aeon AI, any City Council, government employee, or official can easily evaluate the impact a particular change would have on the City. This empowers their government users to have better stewardship over their communities and lands.
It also automates 65 different data streams specific to each individual property, allowing for real-time evaluation. Aeon AI was founded in 2020 and is based in Lehi, UT, USA..
Go See The City
G.O. See The City is an innovative technology-driven initiative that provides businesses and cities consumer analytics.
GSTC is designed to encourage engagement and exploration of a municipality by and between businesses, residents, tourists, and local government. GSTC is designed to encourage tourists to explore areas beyond the region’s more well-known tourist destinations, to help spread attraction, visibility, and increase overall business activity throughout the region.
GSTC simultaneously encourages and incentivize locals within the region to venture outside of their neighborhood to discover local businesses throughout the city. Their contribution, along with tourists will assist with fostering economic development and creating community brand loyalty throughout the region..
Tech London is a comprehensive online platform connecting and supporting London’s expanding entrepreneurship ecosystem. It includes all the latest information and resources that people in London need to access opportunities in the tech sector, connect with each other, and grow their businesses.
This ground-breaking collaboration between Mayor of London, Tech Connect, and a wide number of partners from London’s tech community is the embodiment of a shared commitment to increase jobs, train the workforce of the future, support new business, and ultimately ensure London is at the centre of technology innovation.. .
Vitality Pandemic Management Cloud
A Pandemic is a biological war with an invisible enemy. Vitality is a Pandemic management platform to help governments, institutions and citizens operate within the new normal.
A combination of hardware and software solutions powered by blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies designed as critical infrastructure for crisis response, mitigation, management of COVID 19 and beyond. .